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19 December 2022
Multi-Year Contract to Supply Helmets and Headborne Systems Accessories to NATO and Partner Nations
CARBONDALE, PA, DECEMBER 19, 2022 – Gentex Corporation, a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders and industrial personnel, announced today an agreement to supply helmets and a catalogue of accessory products to NATO and Partner nations through a multi-year outline agreement contract with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA).
Gentex will supply variants of its industry-leading Ops-Core® FAST® RF1 and XP ballistic helmet systems to NATO members through the administration of the NSPA. Along with helmet systems, the contract also includes many Ops-Core market-leading headborne accessories including the AMP® Communication Headset and PTTs, ballistic and non-ballistic mandibles, STEP-IN® Visors, and Special Operations Tactical Respirator (SOTR) respiratory products.
“Being able to supply the Ops-Core FAST RF1 and XP helmet systems and accessories through NSPA means that NATO member countries can offer their soldiers and operators the best possible protection through a streamlined process,” said Jim Clarke, Gentex Sales Director for EMEA.
About Gentex Corporation
Part of Gentex Corporation’s portfolio for defense, emergency response and security forces, the focus and dedication of the company’s Ops-Core brand remains the same – protecting elite forces. The modular, scalable open-architecture design of Ops-Core products allows for seamless integration and true system-level performance.
About the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA)
NSPA is the lead organization for multinational acquisition, support and sustainment to NATO nations in all domains. NSPA is a customer-funded agency, operating on a “no profit – no loss” basis. The Agency employs around 1,550 staff and is based in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, with main operational centers in France, Hungary and Italy.
More info: www.nspa.nato.int
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